Embira-Branca hills, Coração de Jesus (Cretaceous of Brazil)

Where: Minas Gerais, Brazil (16.7° S, 44.4° W: paleocoordinates 17.5° S, 11.9° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Quiricó Formation (Areada Group), Aptian (125.0 - 113.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; claystone

• "lacustrine claystone beds"

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: H. Zaher, D. Pol, A. B. Carvalho, P. M. Nascimento, C. Riccomini, P. Larson, R. Juarez-Valieri, R. Pires-Domingues, N. J. Silva and D. A. Campos. 2011. A complete skull of an Early Cretaceous sauropod and the evolution of advanced titanosaurians. PLoS One 6(2):e16663:1-10 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 104872: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 11.02.2011

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Saurischia - Nemegtosauridae
Tapuiasaurus macedoi n. gen. n. sp.
Tapuiasaurus macedoi n. gen. n. sp. Zaher et al. 2011 sauropod
MZSP-PV 807
 Saurischia -
Abelisauroidea indet. Bonaparte 1991 ceratosaur